• Full name Carsten Charles Sabathia
  • Born 07/21/1980 in Vallejo, CA
  • Profile Ht.: 6'6" / Wt.: 300 / Bats: L / Throws: L
  • School Vallejo
  • Debut 04/08/2001
  • Drafted in the 1st round (20th overall) by the Cleveland Guardians in 1998 (signed for $1,300,000).
    View Draft Report
    The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Sabathia has been described as a cross between Dave Parker and Vida Blue. Most scouts see him first as a pitcher and say he'll be taken in the first 25 to 40 picks. He has two dominant pitches -- a 93-94 mph fastball and plus curve -- but will have to watch his weight.

Top Rankings

Organization Prospect Rankings

Minor League Top Prospects

Top 100 Rankings

Best Tools List

  • Rated Best Fastball in the Cleveland Guardians in 2001

Scouting Reports

Download our app

Read the newest magazine issue right on your phone